Professor Enitan Carrol

Enitan Carrol

Professor Enitan Carrol MBChB, MRCP, FRCPCH, MD, DTMH, PG Cert. Dip.Med.Sci, FHEA is Professor of Paediatric Infection and Consultant in Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology at Liverpool University.

Professor Carrol works on childhood infections, and her particular interests include improving their diagnosis and management.

She says that children are less able to cope with serious illness and deteriorate quicker than adults and she is involved in developing guidelines for the management of sepsis in children, nationally and internationally.

Professor Carrol is also passionate about antimicrobial stewardship, and her research aims to provide evidence which will inform clinical practice about using antibiotics judiciously.

She tells her students that doctors are privileged to know the most intimate and confidential details of their patients’ lives and that is a privilege which must never be abused.